High School Sports

You voted for volleyball and football players of the week. Here are the winners

Byron Nelson junior Skyler McKinnon
Byron Nelson junior Skyler McKinnon

For the second time this season, a McKinnon won volleyball player of the week. Older sis Kelli, a Harding commit, won a few weeks back while younger sis Skyler is the latest winner.

Skyler, a junior, recorded a career-high 17 kills against Southlake Carroll on Friday to help the Bobcats stay undefeated in district. She added a .438 hitting percentage, 2 digs and 1 block.

Against Denton Guyer on Oct. 9, McKinnon had 7 kills and 6 digs.

Byron Nelson beat Keller on Tuesday to clinch the district championship and No. 1 seed in 5-6A.

Cedar Hill’s Morghan Chambers came in second place.


QB Cade Rhodes, Grapevine

Rhodes had his best performance as a Mustang with 315 yards on 24 of 40 passing and 5 TDs. Grapevine won big vs Denton.

RB Jordan Williams, Arlington Lamar

Williams was unstoppable during a shootout win over North Crowley, running 31 times for 400 yards and 3 TDs. The Vikings improved to 6-0.

WR Chad Turner, Colleyville Heritage

Turner led the Panthers against No. 3 Denton Ryan with 11 catches for a career-high 182 yards and scored 1 TD.

DEF Johnny Smith-Rider, Haltom

Smith-Rider helped the Buffalos to a 6-0 start, their best in 21 years. He recorded 12 tackles, 2 sacks and recovered a key fumble during a 48-34 upset over No. 9 Euless Trinity.

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